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Scio, Oregon - Basic Facts

Scio is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Scio.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Linn County at latitude 44.7048 and longitude -122.8493. Linn County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 315 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Scio (see map) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Scio, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 935
Population in Households 930
Population in Familes 794
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 2,490
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 342
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $164,706
Average Home Value $192,628


Median Household Income $48,607
Average Household Income $55,637
Per Capita Income $20,000
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.61% 1.72%
Households 2.65% 1.8%
Families 2.7% 1.69%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Scio, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scio to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 216 43rd
Population Density1 # 92 76th
Diversity Index2 # 273 28th
Median Household Income # 163 57th
Per Capita Income # 278 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.